The upcoming 2018 Porsche Macan definitely has some fresher elements in store. Macan by Porsche has proven to be one of the biggest favorites amongst all the SUV lovers. It was launched three years back and it is a compact crossover SUV.
2018 Porsche Macan – Design and Technology
The biggest USP of Porsche Macan is that there has never been a dull moment with this SUV ever since was launched. Annually, Porsche keeps adding an element or two in the SUV to keep the fans of Macan hooked to it. As far as the outside of the 2018 Porsche Macan is concerned we are not expecting any major changes. Porsche loyalists have been known to be in love with its design so the company is going to keep it more or less the same. Some smaller details may be modified and some newer color options may be presented to the new customers.
The interiors will be the same high levels of standards and sophistication as expected by Porsche. The seats will provide extreme comfort to the riders. The infotainment system will provide seamless connectivity with all smart devices. The interior is going to be fitted with auto- climate control, power adjusted front seats, automatic headlights etc. Other standards features that are available in all Porsche cars will be in 2018 Macan as well. Parking sensors, collision warning system and blind spot warning system will also be fitted in the new model.
2018 Porsche Macan – Powertrain
The base model of the 2018 Porsche Macan is going to have a turbocharged engine of 2.0-liter capacity and four cylinders. The torque rating is of the order of 273 lb-ft and the horsepower is around 252. The SUV will have an all- wheel drive and dual clutch transmission system with seven speeds. The overall fuel economy is expected to be around 22 mpg.
The next higher model is known as the Porsche Macan S. it is set to have 3.0-liter engine capacity with turbocharged V- 6 rating. The torque rating of this engine is set to be around 339 lb-ft and will have about 340 hp. This engine can take the SUV from 0-60 mph in around 6 seconds and the fuel economy is expected to be around 19 mpg.
The next model which is popularly known as the Turbo model will have a similar engine as Macan S but the horsepower rating will be around 360 hp and the torque rating will be around 369 lb-ft. this will take the vehicle from 0-60 mph in about 4.4 seconds.
The highest model is going to be fitted with turbo V-6 engine with a 3.6-liter engine. Will produce 400 hp and the torque will be about 406 lb-ft.
2018 Porsche Macan – Release Date and Price
The 2018 Porsche Macan is set to hit the market in the last quarter of 2017. The price range would depend on the model and customization as per preferences and would be anywhere between $49,000- $75,000.